Palmyra, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2012
Grudi Associates utilizes 4G/LTE to make wireless an affordable, high-quality option for achieving true route diversity in an Internet backup system. Many companies provision a backup/redundant Internet connection, but few actually achieve true route diversity. Simply using a different carrier that follows the same pathway from the central office is not good enough. For complete backup protection, a connection from a different carrier using a different route, especially over the last mile connection is necessary. Grudi Associates’ wireless backup solutions make it viable for small and medium size businesses.
“Almost all telco carriers and cable providers share the same route to deliver their services through the local loop – between the business and the carrier’s central office,” says Walt Grudi, President of Grudi Associates, a leading provider of telecom and IT services in Central PA and beyond. “If there is an equipment failure or damage to that local route, the Internet connection will fail. Such failures account for more than 90% of all outages. For maximum backup protection route diversity is needed. A 4G LTE wireless connection can cost-effectively provide it.”
Vital Internet connections through landlines are vulnerable to disruptions from a variety of factors related to:
To guard against these service interruptions using landlines, companies need two different carriers using separate routes for their lines, which then enter the business through widely separated access points, usually on opposite ends of the building. This is typically a very expensive solution that is affordable only for larger companies and organizations.
4G/LTE has crossed an important threshold by increasing the speed of data transfer enough to make it practical for businesses. It is now possible to wirelessly connect virtually any application or system across the Internet and achieve good or excellent results. This creates an important and invaluable opportunity for companies to implement a high-quality, affordable backup system with true route diversity.
A 4G/LTE backup system offers significant advantages for many businesses:
4G/LTE wireless Internet backup is well-suited for small and mid-size companies that rely on their Internet connections to do business. It is excellent for the vast majority of their regular activities and applications. It may not be the best solution for extremely large data usage because wireless carriers charge on a measured usage basis. Extensive streaming of video, music and multimedia may exceed the current plan, and that can quickly become cost prohibitive for everyday use.
Find out more in Walt Grudi’s article: The New Route to Internet Access Backup
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About Grudi Associates: Grudi Associates provides a broad range of telecom and IT services that help businesses and organizations connect and communicate more effectively. Through strategic partnerships with national and regional providers, Grudi Associates delivers innovative and cost-saving wireless, data, Internet, local and long distance, telecom management and hosted solutions. By providing its customers with a single point of contact for virtually any need, Grudi Associates delivers innovative solutions and simplified telecommunications.